Let's journey into the wild once more as we come together to play, learn and create new memories at Forest School this school holidays.

There are no walls in our classroom, it's just you, me and the trees! Come find us at Petrie Creek behind the Sunshine Coast PCYC, Youth Ave, Nambour

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Raft Building

Will you sink or will you float?

Children will use hand tools (including bow saws, hammers, hand drills etc) and up-cycled materials to build a life-sized raft to float in the creek.

There are no instructions, they need to work together to figure it out!

3hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Monday 23 September 9:00AM
Friday 4 October 9:00 AM

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recreational tree climbing

Professional Aborist, Nick from TreeCo, will be in the Forest to get your budding adventurer swinging from the trees!

While safely secured in modern Arboriculture tree climbing equipment, Nick will be helping children to scale heights into the canopy and challenge their personal boundaries.

3hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Thursday 26 September 1:00PM
Friday 27 September 9:00 AM

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BOWS & ARROWS

Let us teach you the art of whittling so that you can create your own bows and arrows out of local weed species.

You will use round tip pen knives to skillfully remove the outer bark to craft and decorate a bow and arrows

3hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Monday 23 September 1:00 PM
Friday 27 September 1:00PM

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FIRE & BUSH COOKING

Start a fire in their heart! Let us show your child how to fire strike safely and they will learn how to manage, extinguish and cook on fires. We can make our own damper and boil a hot chocolate on the fire that you built! Don't miss out... these are our last workshops until Winter 2020.

 

3hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Thursday 26 9:00 AM
Wednesday 2 October
1:00PM
Thursday 3 October
9:00 AM

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Primitive weapons

Join us as we teach you the art of whittling so that you can create your own primitive weapons for imaginary play. Ideas include spears, knives, swords and mallets all carved from wood you will saw down yourself from invasive weed species!

3hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Wednesday 25 September 9:00 AM
Monday, 30 September
9:00 AM
Friday 4 October
1:00 PM

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CUBBYTOWN

Come and help us build CUBBY TOWN! Teepees, shelters, thatched hideouts, tree dens and more! The forest is the perfect place to create secret spaces, hidden away from the world.

Learn some knots, challenge yourself to see if you can make your shelter waterproof. Let's make a village!

 

3 hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek  | Monday 30 September 1:00 PM

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adventure club

Adventure Club is great open ended session for your Wildlings. There is no set activity, rather we provide children with the tools, the space, the skills and the guidance to make, craft and play to their hearts content. Want to make a bug hotel? We've got the materials and tools for that. Want to build a cubby house? We’ve got the natural resources, ropes, hand tools and sheets for that. Bush Club is all about free play in nature with friends.

3 hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Tuesday 1 October 1:00 PM

All programs are a drop-off service to children over 7 years. You can also book for a full day (two sessions) and our staff will supervise your child during the lunch break at no extra charge.  Just send a quick email to hello@wildlingsforestschool.com letting us know you've booked your back to back sessions.

Children younger than 7 will require carer supervision for the duration of their session.

come join us this school holidays

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